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  1. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    i'm with mc3- not being able to get in touch with parents. there will be a dozen phone numbers listed and nobody will pick up because they see that the school is calling. I'm not calling to ask how...
    Jul 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. School Nurse Software
    I use healthoffice anywhere by healthmaster, which is a web based charting program. I really like it. it's an intuitive and complete program and it being web based means that I can access it...
    Jul 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. So who's ready to go back ??
    me too, donnacee! i haven't left yet, ha ha!!
    Jul 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. License expiration date - how does your state handle it?
    NJ is also May 31 but some people are even years and some people are odd years
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. men in school nursing
    i don't see why it would be any different than a man in any other field of nursing. I would love to see more men in school nursing! . I say go for it!
    Jul 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. intranasal versed
    Seizure action plan on my desk says to call EMS if a 2nd dose of medication is necessary... says i may repeat in 5 min if s/s do not stop. I am positive this student has gotten this medication at...
    Jun 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. intranasal versed
    I know this is the time of year that we all check out, so i am guess i'll have to resurrect this thread come fall, but this is cropping up now for me in the last 2 days of school (and for impending...
    Jun 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Student passes out on the practice field
    i agree - grab my go bag, grab the AED and high tail it out there. My cell phone is always in my pocket and i am not concerned with the minor ailments that would normally come to my office while i'm...
    Jun 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Summer School nurse vs. Full year nurse, any major differences..
    you can expect summer school to be a much much much less busy office than a regular school year office. There are less kids, they want to be there (usually because they have to) and they're...
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. What Do You Wear To Work?
    i wear both - some days are a scrubs day - other days are a clothes day. But every day i wear a lab coat. We get to "dress down" on Fridays and wear jeans and also on Mondays (that was a...
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. A difficult initiation to nursing in tornado affected area
    one of the hardest parts of nursing is when you are faced with that moment of everything falling to crap around you because of some disaster - natural or otherwise - and you are stuck at work ...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. EMR For School Clinic
    i'm partial to Healthoffice anywhere by healthmaster.
    Jun 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Does anyone have carpeting in their health office/clinic?
    i have never seen a carpeted nurse's office for just the reasons you cited. i'm forever calling the custodian to mop up the after effects of the child who didn't quite make the bathroom or garbage...
    Jun 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. The angry parent
    Too bad you guys left your crystal ball in your OTHER lab coat... it would have saved dad a lot of yelling! VS were stable, lungs were clear, parent was contacted and parent said student was to...
    Jun 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. vision resources nj?
    i've gotten the lion's club to come in to do mass vision testing for my school before. They use a special photo technology which is a then analyzed and results are sent directly to the parent.
    Jun 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Bug bites...seriously??
    i don't even bother anymore - unless it's one of my autistic children who will stim, perseverate and shred their skin apart they all get the same bit of advice - go to the bathroom and wash with...
    Jun 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. School Nurses: Non-Nursing Tasks????
    i had a teacher send a student down to me because his snack spilled in his backpack. I keep extra food here and offered him replacement. He asked if i was going to clean out his back pack. I...
    Jun 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. drop attacks ?
    well, i can't give any legal advice, so i'd get on the horn with the district attorney, hard to reach or not, because keeping a student out for an epileptic condition and an insurance issue sounds...
    May 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Does anyone drive students home?
    no, i would not drive a student home. Heck, i can barely leave for lunch, so leaving to drive a student home would be out of the question anyhow!
    May 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. And that's a WRAP!
    21 more here too, well i guess it's 20 now ;)
    May 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. drop attacks ?
    i would contact the district attorney to determine liability of this child sustains a head injury due to one of these seizures and the refusal of the protective device. Was one prescribed or written...
    May 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Limited protein?
    agreed, unless we're given some sort of number to work with, how can we limit? Guidelines are key.
    May 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Unstable Diabetic
    it does stand to reason that if you can delegate out glucagon, that you would send that person to cover that student in case of an extreme low during a field trip. However, if those laws are...
    May 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. The cost effectiveness of school nursing
    anyone else feel like they deserve a huge raise?? :yeah:
    May 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Administering meds to other staff?
    i take a slightly different approach. I have one secure drawer that has among a few other supplies and tools a bottle of ibuprofen, a bottle of acetaminophen, a bag of cough drops, and a bottle of...
    May 19
    Forum: School Nurses


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